What's on inWatford


Welcome to Watford

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Watford - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Watford to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Watford

10
DEC
Boxing: Joshua vs Molina @ The Golden Horseshoe Ca
Grosvenor Casino Golden Horseshoe

What a special night of boxing this is going to be with Anthony Joshua headling a stellar cast from Manchester.A cracking undercard will see bitter heavyweight rivals Dillian Whyte and Dereck Chisora battle it out for the British title Luis Ortiz is…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07860 182422
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DEC
Camden Rocks Xmas All-Dayer at Proud Camden ★ Pt
Proud Camden

Camden Rocks Festival proudly presents the Xmas All‐Dayer Bash Pt 1Featuring: The Kut Heel TIGRESS The Fiascos Dedwardians Starsha Lee Death Koolaid LOST GRAVITY The Summer War IV Finding KateGrab your santa…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 673939
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DEC
Camden Town Pub Crawl
Fifty Five Bar

Ah Camden the home of rock and roll and the birthplace of Punk Now 1 Big Night Out brings its unique party to Camden Town promising cheap booze free shots and great times1 Big Night Out promises you a rocking night out…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02078 369995
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DEC
Carwash
Loop Bar & Nightclub

Over 27 Years Of History. Thousands Of Parties Worldwide. Over A Million Happy ClubbersCarwash has been storming the globe since 1989 and proudly holds the title of Europes longest running Disco and Pop club. With more than 25 years clubbing experience under…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07501 175433
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DEC
Chocolate decorating
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.15am 12.15pm 1.45pm 2.45pm and 3.45pm For 4 years: channel your inner Willy Wonka and decorate delumptious chocolate bar £4 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYUnder 8s will need to be accompanied into the workshop room by an adult however youll just…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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DEC
CHRISTMAS DESIGNER SAMPLE SALE
The Chelsea Old Town Hall

. Designer Sales UK are having our most popular last sale of the year‐OUR CHRISTMAS SAMPLE SALEChristmas time is the most magical time of the year however it can stressful too as it is the most expensive time of the year we…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07813 986999
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DEC
Christmas parties & gifts - Faulty Towers
Amba Hotel Charing Cross

Interactive Theatre International presents:Faulty Towers The Dining Experience‐ Now in its fourth year at the luxurious Amba Hotel Charing Cross Faulty Towers ticket holders can also get 20 off accommodation or take advantage of a special Show & Stay package for Sunday…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08451 544145
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DEC
Cinderella Pantomime
Hounslow Arts Centre

Written and Directed by Jonathan Ashby‐RockProduced in association with London Contemporary TheatreFollowing the roaring success of last years Aladdin London Contemporary Theatre is back with another smash‐hit professional pantomime this December. This rags‐to‐riches tale is sure to have everyone laughing and singing…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02037432329(11a m-4pm)
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DEC
Festive Guided Tours
Houses of Parliament

This December festive family guided tours are offered to celebrate the Christmas period. Discover more about Christmas beneath the shade of Parliaments magnificent Christmas tree. Hear tales of Oliver Cromwell and learn how Queen Victoria and Prince Albert helped shape the festive…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02072 194114
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DEC
Johnathan C- The Den at 100 Wardour St
The Den at 100 Wardour St

Jonathan C is a Singer and Multi Instrumentalist. He has performed in 35 countries for Royalty and A list Celebrities at some of the most exclusive private events in the world. He received a scholarship to study at the prestigious Berklee College…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02073 144090
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DEC
Just The Tonic's Christmas Comedy Special
Just The Tonic at The Comedy Loft Camden

The most indulgent Christmas party you could imagineGet your Christmas jumper on and grab your mates for a hilarious night of Comedy Festive cheer and Amazing food & Drink.All tickets include a side‐splitting lineup of comedians including Dana Alexander Andre Vincent Adam…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02037 403700
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DEC
Meditation, Focus and Goal Achievement!
Hilton Garden Inn,

Come and experience an exhilierating transformation through an energising session of meditation along with one hour of free coaching for your goal achievement by a certified consultant of legendary leader Bob Proctor.Registration starts at 9.00 am and the event starts at 9.30…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 004402088 946891
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DEC
Parties and shows before Christmas - London Covent
Kingsway Hall Hotel

Will & Kates dream was for a small intimate wedding but Kates parents had been dreaming of something else entirely. So the happy couple tied the knot romantically in a secluded registry office turning up next for their quiet and romantic…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08451 544145
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DEC
Polo presents - Casa Loca with Mark Radford / Adam
Proud Camden

Main Room:Mark RadfordAdam CotierThe MistaaRiaz DhananiBringing Theatre To The ClubWith multiple club nights in the UK and over 120 indivudal acts & performers Casa Loca offers something more than just a club night.We incorporate high end production changing scenery breathtaking live acts…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02074 823867
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DEC
Questors Choir - Sleigh ride at St Martin's
St Martin's Church

Questors Choir are joined by the Aurelian Brass Ensemble in the St Martins 2016 Christmas Concert. This year there are four new carol sequences involving choir organ and brass. Musical Director Philip Norman has penned arrangements for A Tapestry of Carols The…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02088 167734
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DEC
Santa Scavenger Hunt
Scarlet's Covent Garden

To celebrate our 50th Scavenger Hunt we are running a Santa Scavenger Hunt santa costumes compulsory.Our London based scavenger hunt is a race against the clock where teams of 6 work together to complete 30 unique and wacky challenges all of course…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: Seew ebsite
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DEC
Saturday's at 100 Wardour St with BEAT
100 Wardour St

BEAT are five young extremely gifted artists ‐ a DJ on the decks two soulful lead singers belting out powerhouse vocals a talented sax player playing blistering solos and a live percussionist laying down beats. Playing a fusion of remixed hip hop…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02073 144000
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DEC
Saturdays
PRYZM, Watford

Introducing Watfords brand new £1m PRYZM nightclub offering the best VIP experience. Get in contact with one of our sales team on: 01923 239 848PRYZM: The clubs main room is hosted by DJ Mark Allan featuring a brand new stage show sound…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: n/a
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DEC
The Barry Wise Wise Tour of Soho Christmas Special
1 Soho Square

Immersive theatre music and razor sharp improv on the streets of Soho. Join Soho resident Barry and his long suffering apprentice Clive on a hilarious tour through the historic streets of Soho. The great the famous the ugly the history makers.…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07734 800812
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DEC
The Wedding Reception
Kingsway Hall Hotel

Will & Kates dream was for a small intimate wedding but Kates parents had been dreaming of something else entirely. Nonetheless the happy couple tied the knot romantically in a secluded registry office turning up next for their quiet and romantic…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08451 544145
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DEC
Twickenham Winter Wonderland with Morant Bay Rum
Twickenham Masonic Centre

Following last years successful Winter Wonderland Twickenham Masonic Centre will once again host Winter Wonderland again this year for not one but two days on Saturday and Sunday 10th & 11th December 2016.Award‐winning Surrey rum company Morant Bay will be attending this…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02088 921131
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DEC
VIP EARLY ENTRY TICKETS Designer Sales UK
The Chelsea Old Town Hall

Designer Sales UK hold 10 sample sales a year and our last Christmas sample sale is always our most popular.If you have ever considered purchasing a V.I.P ticket in the past now is the time you really should Our Christmas sales are…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07813 986999
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DEC
West Hampstead Christmas Market
West End Green

Annual local Christmas Market with something for all the family. Free childrens activities inside Emmanuel Church. Stalls selling a variety of arts & crafts unique jewellery cards gifts and seasonal edibles including mouthwatering cakes. Brazilian drumming singing and dancing puppet shows free…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02074 350978
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DEC
Winterfest
Library Green

For one night only see Allbrook House become a living canvass as 30 dancers perform on the balconies of the tower block to a specially produced soundtrack with voices of residents expressing their hopes for the future and celebrate the history of…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07763 838467
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DEC
Aladdin
Prince Edward Theatre

Aladdin at Prince Edward Theatre in London on Saturday 10 December 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Aladdin tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

10
DEC
Ash
Roundhouse

Ash at Roundhouse in London on Saturday 10 December 2016. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison service. Just…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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DEC
Beautiful The Carole King Musical
Aldwych Theatre

Beautiful The Carole King Musical at Aldwych Theatre in London on Saturday 10 December 2016. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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DEC
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Roald Dahl’s deliciously dark tale of young Charlie Bucket and the mysterious confectioner Willy Wonka comes to life in a brand new West End musical directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes. Featuring ingenious stagecraft…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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DEC
Death Takes A Holiday
Charing Cross Theatre

Death Takes A Holiday at Charing Cross Theatre in London on Saturday 10 December 2016. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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DEC
Guys and Dolls
Phoenix Theatre London

Guys and Dolls at Phoenix Theatre London in London on Saturday 10 December 2016. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

Tourist Attractions


Butterfly World

After a winter packed full of developments, Butterfly World near St Albans is ready to open its wings and amaze visitors this Spring. From 29th April 2010, phase II of this ever‐evolving project, due to complete in 2011 with the opening of the massive biodome , will…

De Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre

The De Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre is the oldest of it's type in Britain today, which was opened in 1959 to display the De Havilland Mosquito prototype. There is a comprehensive collection of 20 de Havilland aircraft, along with related memorabilia. The Aeroshop specialises in all…

St Albans Cathedral

The Cathedral and Abbey Church of Saint Alban is the seat of the Bishop of St Albans and serves the Diocese of St Albans in the counties of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, the Borough of Luton and the London Borough of Barnet.The cathedral is a centre of worship and mission…

Veralamium Museum

Verulamium Museum is on the site of one of the major cities in Roman Britain, now an attractive park. Inside there are ‐ recreated Roman rooms ‐ hands‐on Discovery Areas ‐ video presentations ‐ touch screen databases ‐ some of the finest Roman mosaics…

A P Amusements

A P Amusements ‐ Amusement Park in Watford, . Contact venue on telephone number 01923256348 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

Abbey View Golf Course

Abbey View Golf Course ‐ golf course in St. Albans, Hertfordshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01727 868227 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Abbey View Golf Course golf courseclub.…

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